Posts Tagged ‘meat’

James Whelan Butchers: Flavour Time

Friday, June 7th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

Rain or shine, because the clock tells us it’s the summer, we can’t help but pull out and dust down our dreams of country picnics, lazy days at the beach, eating in the garden and barbecuing all round us until the end of August.  Needless to remark the sun shines high in the cloudless sky […]

James Whelan Butchers: Latin America

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 in Good Food | No Comments »

Inspiration for food, how we eat and how we cook is all around us. It is often a simple phrase, something in a newspaper, an innocent observation perhaps that will strike a mental chord and turn into a food thought. Writing also shares that space of infinite inspiration in the world around and about us. […]

Meet Pat Whelan, the Butcher from Clonmel

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 in Good Food | No Comments »

Pat Whelan is a member of a dwindling brotherhood, independent butchers. In the 21st century world of supermarkets, it’s getting increasingly hard to find these food artisans who thrived in a bygone era when people  moved away from farms and no longer raised their own meat. His shop, James Whelan Butchers, in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland, […]

James Whelan Butchers: Healing Foods

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

The longer I’m around food the more I am realising the miracle of natural ingredients. I’m talking about ingredients that haven’t been processed in a clean room, added to and no longer recognisable as their original selves, but real natural foods, grown or reared, that will eventually go off and are still alive inside. Tinned, […]

James Whelan Butchers: Ravioli Revelation

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

So many wonderful, unique things in this world have been taken and murdered by mass marketing and general misuse. So much so we are in grave danger of missing out on some tremendous experiences. It has happened in every facet of life. For example Paul Simon is a wonderful songwriter who gave us a lovely […]